• 5:00

    The “one-step and slide” drill is a way to demonstrate what a proper finish position should look and feel like. USBC Gold Coach Mike Dias explains the importance of using your lower body throughout the finish position while your upper body comes along for the ride. Dias explains the drill with a bowler who is

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  • 8:38

    Getting into the rhythm of the swing starts at the beginning with the pushaway. When off, repeatability of shots is next to impossible. Gold Coach Mike Dias identifies common issues bowler’s face when working with the pushaway. Whether you start too early or late, your balance is off, or your pushing in the wrong direction,

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  • 30:00

    What is it that makes one bowling team better than another? Whether it’s during league night or in a tournament, team bowling isn’t easily mastered. Great individual bowlers sometimes struggle when attempting to join a team atmosphere, and conversely, great team bowlers sometimes don’t find the same success individually. The USBC Bowling Academy Coaches will

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  • 3:07

    You may have heard from more experienced bowlers or coaches that if you make your spares, the rest of your game will follow suit. Striking is always the goal, but spares are what keep you competitive in bowling. Our coaches at the USBC Bowling Academy will show you how to line up on the approach,

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  • 1:11:33

    Are you thinking about competing in a sport league or tournaments? This set of instructions will help you prepare like no other. The playing field is the bowling lane. Invisible oil is laid on the lane contributing to the level of difficulty for any skill level. From where to line up, what to target and

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  • 5:35

    USBC Gold Coach Mike Dias demonstrates how to achieve an optimum release with a unique training tool. The use of the training tool allows you to concentrate on this one specific area of the game without having to exert excess energy throwing shots down the lane. Dias shows an example of a bowler that has

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  • 3:16

    Bowling is truly unique in the way it is played because of the oil on the lane. Lane oil is a clear liquid that’s placed from the foul line to within a few feet of the pins. This is what separates bowling from other sports, because it is the only sport that has an invisible

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  • 1:25

    When you go out bowling, you have probably noticed that each lane has 10 pins, 2 gutters, and is 60 feet in length. What you may have never noticed is the surface the ball rolls on can be different from bowling center to bowling center. Football and soccer use to predominantly be played on natural

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  • 6:48

    Bowling has a unique language all it’s own, especially when describing the lane, which also known as the playing field. As a beginner playing with more experienced bowlers, you will undoubtedly hear terms that are unfamiliar. Keep terms like: boards, arrows, approach, dots, oil and more, will be defined and put into context for your

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